The Cross in the Middle of Nowhere: A History of the Catholic Church in Eastern Oregon ~ Diocese of Baker ~ Signed by Msgr William S. Stone


Title: The Cross in the Middle of Nowhere: A History of the Catholic Church in Eastern Oregon

Author: Monsignor William S. Stone

Description: Inscribed by author on title page. Softcover. Color scuff at foot of spine. Three minor instances of highlighting with a brief note, else clean. Many illustrations. Index. 359 pages.

A detailed history of the Diocese of Baker and the Catholic Church in Eastern Oregon, written by a native and longtime resident of Eastern Oregon.

Monsignor William S. Stone (1916-2001), was born in Umatilla County and raised in the Dalles. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1943 and was assigned to various Oregon parishes over the years, including Dufur, Baker City, Klamath Falls, Chiloquin, Madras, Milton-Freewater, Redmond, and The Dalles. He retired in 1983. In 1994 he received the Bishop Francis P. Leipzig Award from the Archdiocese Historical Commission of Oregon.

Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Good

Publisher: Maverick Publishing
Place: Bend, Oregon
Year: 1993

Keywords: history, Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Diocese of Baker,

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